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Orchestra Lapbook

Orchestra Lapbook

This free orchestra lapbook is a great introduction to music.  The student will learn the types of instruments and about different periods in musical history.  After completing this lapbook, your student will know what type of music they might enjoy studying further.

Library List:
Story of the Orchestra: Listen While You Learn About the Instruments, the Music and the Composers Who Wrote the Music! by Robert Levine
The Story of the Incredible Orchestra by Bruce Koscielniak

Resource Site:
Dallas Symphony Orchestra

What is an Orchestra Activity Sheet – Explain what an orchestra is.
History of the Orchestra Activity Sheet – Answer questions about the orchestra’s history.
Conducting Activity Sheet – Draw how a conductor uses his hands to conduct the music.
Conductor Activity Sheet – What does a conductor do?
Types of Instruments Activity Sheet – What types of instruments are found in an orchestra?
Strings Activity Sheet – Write about string instruments.
Woodwind Activity Sheet – Write about woodwind instruments.
Percussion Activity Sheet – Write about percussion instruments.
Brass Activity Sheet – Write about brass instruments.
Keyboard Activity Sheet – Write about keyboard instruments.
Baroque Period Activity Sheet – Write about the Baroque Period.
Classical Period Activity Sheet – Write about the Classical Period.
Romantic Period Activity Sheet – Write about the Romantic Period.
Modern Period Activity Sheet – Write about the Modern Period.
Composers – Write about composers in each of the different periods.

Related Pages:
Instrument Families Worksheet
Music Notes Notebooking Page
Music Theory Matching Worksheet
Music Theory Rhythm Worksheet
Composer and Musician Biography Pages

How to Fold a Lapbook

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